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When you see a pt with a tracheostomy do you prefer the cuff to be:
inflated or deflated
deflated
When placing fingers on the pt's neckt, the index finger on the floor of mouth should feel the _.
The middle finger feels the _.
The 3rd and 4th fingers feel the _.
suprahyoid muscles
hyoid
larynx
Pts with oral cancer did not include a particular food consistency in their diet unless combined oral and pharyngeal transit times were approximately _ seconds or less.
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Compensatory tx procedures include:
postures
sensory
maneuvers
diet changes
intraoral prosthetics
Direct therapy involves:
giving the pt specific instructions; uses food
Indirect therapy involves:
not using food
The four swallow maneuvers are:
supraglottic
super supraglottic
effortful swallow
Mendelsohn maneuver
List five medical diagnoses that may include pharyngeal stage dysphagia:
CVA
Reflux
Hemiparesis
Paralysis
Laryngeal cancer (laryngetemees)
The parts of a trach tube are:
inner cannula
outer cannula
obturator
The difference between the supraglottic and super-supraglottic swallow is:
supraglottic closes at the level of the true vocal folds
super-supraglottic closes at the level of the laryngeal entrance
The difference b/t the effortful swallow and the super-supraglottic swallow is:
effortful is designed to increase the extent and duration of laryngeal elevation which increases the duration and width of the cricopharyngeal opening

super-supraglottic is designed to close the entrance to the airway by tiliting the arytenoids anteriorly to the base of the epiglottis before and during the swallow